Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Pelargonium elongatum
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Habitat Stony slopes
Flowering time Throughout the year with a peak in spring
Description Small, soft-textured plant up to 25 cm. The young leaves are heart-shaped but become 5-lobed when older, often with a reddish zonal marking.
Up to six dainty flowers are borne on long flower stalks, cream in colour with red-wine markings on the two upper, larger petals.
'elongatum' refers to the long flowering stalks
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